Fan puts Clippers ownership position on Craigslist

Anybody want to buy the Clippers?   (USATSI)
Anybody want to buy the Clippers? (USATSI)

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Someone posted an ad on LA's Craigslist board Wednesday, requesting a new owner. It was pretty funny. 

Wanted: Owner for Rising NBA Franchise ((Downtown LA/ Culver City))

Do you love basketball? Do you like taking control and imposing your will? Do you make upwards of $2.5 billion? If yes, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! Recent circumstances have put an up-and-coming NBA franchise in a period of transition. We need a strong, respectful owner who accepts all races, religions, creeds, and sexual orientations.


• Over $1 billion in liquid assets (individual or with partners)

• Discretion in all matters

• Located in Greater Los Angeles/Los Angeles County

• No desire to relocate franchise

• Working relationship with Commissioner Adam Silver and other 29 owners

• If you have a mistress, she must be kept off social media


• Honesty

• Discretion

• Local LA icon preferred (e.g. Billy Crystal, Magic Johnson)

• At least 53% mental acuity

• Minimal desire to meddle in basketball affairs

• Foster synergy

• Calm under intense media scrutiny

• Team player

Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, LeBron James, and NBAPA must all like you



Only serious applicants need apply. Phone calls will not be monitored or recorded for quality control. Please include a cover letter, résumé, and criminal record (if applicable). 420 friendly (in the offseason).

via Wanted: Owner for Rising NBA Franchise.

Well done, anonymous person on Craigslist. 

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